The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 84 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 46 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 1.30% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.17% 5.95% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 15
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £38.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 - £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
563 538 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 21.79% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 265 192
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.38 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.75 £17.70 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 22 £420 +5.00% 13
Edinburgh -13 11 £450 - 15
Renfrewshire - 5 £350 -
Aberdeen +7 4 - -
Fife - 1 - - 4
Highlands - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Computer Science
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Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 62 (76.54%) Degree
2 21 (25.93%) SQL
3 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.46%) Finance
4 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 15 (18.52%) Windows
5 14 (17.28%) ITIL
5 14 (17.28%) UNIX
6 13 (16.05%) OO
7 12 (14.81%) C#
7 12 (14.81%) Java
7 12 (14.81%) .NET
7 12 (14.81%) Oracle
7 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 11 (13.58%) Linux
9 10 (12.35%) OOD
9 10 (12.35%) CSS
9 10 (12.35%) jQuery
9 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 9 (11.11%) HP
10 9 (11.11%) Banking
10 9 (11.11%) Firewall
11 8 (9.88%) Physics
11 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (9.88%) HTML
11 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.23%) Node.js
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.23%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Agresso
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) OpenWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) LAN
2 5 (6.17%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) LDAP
5 2 (2.47%) SNMP
5 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) X.500
6 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) TETRA
6 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) DecisionStream
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JUnit
1 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.47%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.23%) MSI
3 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.23%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 9 (11.11%) Consultant
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Tester
5 6 (7.41%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Junior
6 4 (4.94%) Junior Tester
6 4 (4.94%) UAT Tester
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Systems Tester
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) CSS
2 10 (12.35%) jQuery
3 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.88%) HTML
5 6 (7.41%) Spring
5 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.17%) CSS3
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.70%) J2EE
8 3 (3.70%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) Java SE
9 2 (2.47%) Ajax
9 2 (2.47%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.47%) YUI
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.47%) WCF
9 2 (2.47%) XML
9 2 (2.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 8 (9.88%) Physics
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.94%) CESG
5 2 (2.47%) Firmware
5 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) CMDB
6 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) UNIX
3 11 (13.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.47%) AIX
5 2 (2.47%) HPUX
5 2 (2.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) OO
3 10 (12.35%) OOD
3 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.41%) Project Management
6 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.17%) SOA
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 4 (4.94%) Manual Testing
8 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.70%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.70%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.70%) Use Case
9 3 (3.70%) MVC
9 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.70%) Data Management
9 3 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) C#
3 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.94%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) C
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) REXX
6 1 (1.23%) Tcl
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (76.54%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.64%) HND
5 6 (7.41%) HNC
6 4 (4.94%) MCP
6 4 (4.94%) CCSP
6 4 (4.94%) CISSP
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.94%) SSCP
6 4 (4.94%) GIAC
6 4 (4.94%) CEH
6 4 (4.94%) MCTS
7 3 (3.70%) PMP
7 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.47%) KVM
3 2 (2.47%) RHEV
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.47%) OpenView
3 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.23%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) HP
4 5 (6.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Sybase
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.23%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) Informatica
7 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £10 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago